World's Fair Bulletin Volume 4

World's Fair Bulletin Volume 4

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1902 edition. Excerpt: ...C. Atwood, of St. Louis, was appointed chairman of the committee to take the matter up with the World's Fair officials. Mr. Atwood was eminently successful in that he was instrumental in having a special committee on refrigeration appointed. This committee consisted of President David R. Francis, A. L. Shapleigh, Chairman, and L. D. Dozier, all members of the World's Fair Executive Committee. This committee energetically and thoroughly canvassed the desirability of having a refrigerating exhibit, with the result that their report, advising to make a special appropriation for, and to have a refrigerating exhibit, was approved by the World's Fair officials, and the Executive Committee. The Refrigerating Committee employed Mr. Gardner T. Voorhees, of Boston, as consulting refrigerating-engineer, and requested him to obtain, if possible, the necessary refrigerating machines as exhibits. After he had obtained the refrigerating machines as exhibits, and had submitted his report to the committee, he was appointed by the World's Fair company as chief of the bureau of refrigeration. Mr. Voorhees has made a specialty of refrigerating engineering. is a graduate of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and a member of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers. He has been associated with the engineering of many large refrigerating projects, and is known as a writer on the subject of mechanical refrigeration, and as a contributor to the columns of the various journals devoted to mechanical refrigeration. The World's Fair ofiicials propose to make the refrigerating exhibit one of the main features of the Exposition. A refrigerating arts building will be erected that will be approximately 320 by 210 feet in plan, and 50 feet...show more

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  • Paperback | 288 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 15mm | 517g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236760107
  • 9781236760104